Orbital Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OEG) (“Orbital”), today announced through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gibson Technical Services (“GTS”), that Keith Hayes, the Chief Executive Officer of IMMCO, Inc. (“IMMCO”), GTS’s engineering group, has been inducted into The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (“SCTE”) Hall of Fame during the group’s awards event on October 13.
The SCTE is a non-profit professional association for the advancement of technology, standards and workforce education related to cable telecommunications engineering. Founded in 1969 as The Society of Cable Television Engineers, SCTE and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), have a current membership of over 19,000 individuals.
Mr. Hayes has nearly four decades of engineering and operations leadership experience, including executive roles at Charter and Adelphia. Most recently, Mr. Hayes was principal of Broadband Advisors Group. He was the founding president and multi-term board member for the SCTE Foundation.
The SCTE Hall of Fame comprises SCTE members who, over the course of time, have made extraordinary contributions to the professional development, ideals and goals of the Society and the cable telecommunications industry.
As stated by Bob Foote, Assistant Vice President of KGPCo and former SCTE Chairman, this award recognizes Keith Hayes as “a model SCTE member and a mentor to many.”
“Keith’s induction into The SCTE Hall of Fame is a testament to the key role he has played as a leader and advocate in the telecommunications engineering and development sector,” said Mike McCracken, Chief Executive Officer of GTS. “His work to transform IMMCO into a global engineering services leader has helped to change the landscape of the telecom industry. With this recognition we are celebrating both Keith’s personal contributions, as well as the contributions of GTS and IMMCO, to our industry.”